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MUVUNYI Hermas
Sport Para athletics
NPC Rwanda   
GenderMen
Age37
Place of BirthKigali, RWA
Height1.75 m
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Acquired
Classification
T46
Further Personal Information
Family
Wife Uwera Jabo Binti Regis
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, French, Swahili
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 2002 in Muhanga, Rwanda.
Why this sport?
He enjoyed sport and being a part of a group.
Name of coach
Eric Karasira [national], RWA
Senior International Debut
Year
2007
Competing for
Rwanda
General Interest
Nicknames
Cliff (Athlete, 08 Aug 2012)
Hobbies
Films, music. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Most influential person in career
Coach Eric Karasira. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Hero / Idol
US sprinter Tyson Gay. (Athlete, 09 Nov 2019)
Injuries
He injured his knee at the 2013 World Championships in Lyon, France, and was unable to compete for 15 months. He made his return to competition at the 2014 National Championships in Rwanda. (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015; allafrica.com, 05 Nov 2014)
Awards and honours
He was flag bearer for Rwanda at the opening ceremony of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (myinfo.rio2016.com, 06 Sep 2016)
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (newtimes.co.rw, 02 Oct 2019)
Impairment
The impairment to his right arm is a result of the effects of polio. (Athlete, 21 Oct 2015)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
5 2012 400m T46 49.59
8 2012 800m T46  DSQ
5 2016 1500m T46 4:05.19
7 2016 400m T47  DSQ
8 2021 1500m T46 4:00.46
World Championships
Rank Year Event Result
1 2013 800m T46 1:54.04
Semifinal 2013 400m T46  DNS
4 2015 1500m T46 4:07.68
6 2015 400m T47 49.79
11 2019 1500m T46 4:08.70
Commonwealth Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
6 2010 100m T46 11.69